We are particularly fond of small press books, especially limited collector editions. We have a number of books from Subterranean Press, PS Publishing, Arkham House, Ash Tree Press, Tartarus, Centipede Press, Cemetery Dance, Stark House, Gryphon Editions, and a few older books from Limited Editions Club.
I began selling books online because I had accumulated a large number of high technology type books--hence our original name, MadScience Enterprises. I quickly found that techy books, though they fetched high prices, had a very limited market. So I branched out into areas that interested me personally, and into books that were highly collectible. Our store now has a high concentration of vintage science fiction and fantasy novels including some Jules Verne novels from the 19th century. We also have an extensive list of International Collectors Library books, including many that are hard to find. We have achieved a consistently high rating at Alibris. We ship immediately and we have a policy of accepting all returns.
Pat Morrissey. Fine. No dust jacket. 342 p. Signed first edition. Introduction by James Gunn. Blue leather binding with gold designs, raised bands on spine, silk moire endpapers, gilt-edged pages, and a satin ribbon placeholder. There is a bookplate with the previous owner's name, but otherwise unmarked.
Very good. No dust jacket. 200 + lxvii p. Contains the 1850 report of the Hakluyt Society along with a 67 page introduction. Rebound in blue cloth. First title page (there is also an interior one) is creased and has some small tears in it. It has also been signed by a previous owner. Next page has had tears repaired. Interior pages are clean and unmarked, binding is very tight.
Edition: First edition
Binding: Full leather
Publisher: Easton Press
Date published: 1994
Description: Jill Bauman. Fine. No dust jacket. 424 p. Signed first edition. Introduction by James Gunn. Brown leather binding with gold designs, bands on spine, gilt-edged pages, silk moire endpapers, and a satin ribbon placeholder. There is a bookplate with the previous owner's name, but otherwise a like new copy. Read More
Edition: First edition
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Date published: 1975
Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. 312 p. Audience: General/trade. Signed on title page by Le Clezio. This is a rare signed copy by the recent Nobel prizewinner. Translated from the French by Simon Watson Taylor. Stated first American edition. Blue cloth binding with gilt title. Dust jacket has a small chip missing at the top of spine, and the flaps have tanned somewhat. Read More
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 448 p. Audience: General/trade. Inscribed to previous owner by Kathleen Goonan, 1st edition, fine condition Read More
Publisher: Leavitt and Alan, New York, NY
Date published: 1853
Description: Very good. No dust jacket. Contains the epic poem, "The Task. " Very good copy, no marks on pages, little cover wear considering its age. Stamped with former owners name and a library sticker on inside cover. Read More
Edition: Riverside edition
Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin, Boston
Date published: 1890
Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by previous owner. Includes Portrait printed 1890. Signed on inside cover by three different previous owner. Built-in bookmark. Pages unmarked, somewhat yellowed with age. Moderate wear to cover, which is red in color. Read More